Board of Education members enjoyed visiting with students, teachers and administrators during their second scheduled Walk Through this school year, which gives them an opportunity to move about as a group and experience the uniqueness of each school.
Teachers who qualified for the 3rd grade bonuses, the Advanced Placement bonus, and the Career and Technical Education bonus will see an increase in pay in January.
The end of the first semester and 2nd nine-week grading period wraps up this week as high school students at Hibriten, South Caldwell and West Caldwell take multiple final exams.
Granite Falls Middle School houses a unique, one-of-a-kind in the Foothills learning area or dedicated makerspace, where students gather to create, invent, tinker, explore and discover using a variety of technology devices, tools and materials, thanks to local funding and contributions.
The Board of Education approved the Caldwell County Schools Bonus Merit Pay Plan at its December meeting and all eligible employees are encouraged to go online now through February 28, 2017 and submit an application.
With scattered showers and temperatures above freezing in the extended forecast, schools will resume to a regular schedule as high schools prepare for end-of-semester exams. January 23 will be a make-up day for students.
As the county anticipates single-digit temperatures and snowfall this weekend, the Caldwell County School System reviews its procedures to delay, close or early release schools due to winter weather conditions.
Caldwell County Board of Education Chairman Darrell Pennell has been elected as a Board of Director for a two-year term to the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA).
The Caldwell County Schools Finance Department has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada and the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Association of School Business Officials International